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Population (year 2000): 19,435. Estimated population in July 2005: 21,216 (+9.2% change)
Males: 8,867 (45.6%), Females: 10,568 (54.4%)

Tuscaloosa County

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Median resident age: 34.8 years
Median household income: $40,206 (year 2000)
Median house value: $111,600 (year 2000)

Northport, AL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Northport:

  • White Non-Hispanic (70.5%)
  • Black (26.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (13.4%), English (8.3%), Irish (7.1%), German (6.5%), Scottish (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).Alabama

Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 14.6 square miles

Northport,

For population 25 years and over in Northport

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Northport city

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

3.3% Foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 1.3% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,910 (+10.9%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AL Tuscaloosa, (5.1 miles pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: AL Birmingham, (56.7 miles pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (587.2 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: AL Tuscaloosa, (5.1 miles AL (6.0 miles Coker, AL (7.5 miles Holt, AL (17.8 miles Moundville, AL (17.9 miles Coaling, AL (18.8 miles Brookwood, AL (21.9 miles Gordo, AL (25.5 miles Vance,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 125 buildings, average cost: $48,700
  • 1998: 93 buildings, average cost: $49,300
  • 1999: 134 buildings, average cost: $42,700
  • 2000: 146 buildings, average cost: $42,000
  • 2001: 174 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2002: 148 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2003: 266 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2004: 374 buildings, average cost: $125,300

Latitude: 33.25 N, Longitude: 87.59 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Northport, Alabama business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (32.7%), Manufacturing (15.3%), Retail trade (11.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,195 (-6.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,769 (19.7%)

Crime in Northport (2000):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 5 rapes (24.0 per 100,000)
  • 13 robberies (62.3 per 100,000)
  • 55 assaults (263.6 per 100,000)
  • 119 burglaries (570.4 per 100,000)
  • 607 thefts (2909.3 per 100,000)
  • 21 auto thefts (100.7 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 263.4 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.1)

Crime in Northport (2003):
  • 1 murder (5.0 per 100,000)
  • 12 rapes (60.4 per 100,000)
  • 22 robberies (110.8 per 100,000)
  • 109 assaults (549.0 per 100,000)
  • 131 burglaries (659.8 per 100,000)
  • 652 thefts (3284.0 per 100,000)
  • 59 auto thefts (297.2 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 381.6 (higher means more crime, US average = 321.8)

Average climate in Northport, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Northport,

Northport-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 134% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/3/1966, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Northport city center killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1998, a category 5 tornado 20.2 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Northport:
  • NORTHPORT MEDICAL CENTER (2700 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Northport:
  • BRYCE HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL)
  • D C H REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL)
  • TAYLOR HARDIN SECURE MEDICAL FACILITY (about 8 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Northport, AL

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Northport:
  • TUSCALOOSA REGIONAL (about 3 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; ID: TCL)
  • BIRMINGHAM INTL (about 62 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; ID: BHM)
  • COLUMBUS AFB (about 64 miles; COLUMBUS, MS; ID: CBM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Northport:
  • MOUNDVILLE (about 20 miles; MOUNDVILLE, AL; ID: L44)
  • NORTH PICKENS (about 30 miles; REFORM, AL; ID: 3M8)
  • RICHARD ARTHUR FIELD (about 34 miles; FAYETTE, AL; ID: M95)

Amtrak station near Northport:
  • 5 miles: TUSCALOOSA (2105 GREENSBORO AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 39 $78,732 $24,225 0 $0
Firefighters 70 $202,636 $34,737 0 $0
Police - Other 17 $32,519 $22,954 8 $3,844
Police Protection - Officers 57 $181,457 $38,201 0 $0
Other Government Administration 17 $58,605 $41,368 11 $10,300
Financial Administration 6 $19,939 $39,878 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $10,233 $30,699 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 16 $35,019 $26,264 0 $0
Sewerage 9 $26,039 $34,718 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 12 $25,100 $25,100 0 $0
Water Supply 21 $58,383 $33,361 0 $0
Totals for Government 268 $728,663 $32,626 19 $14,143
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Northport:
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA (about 4 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Full-time enrollment: 17,453)
  • SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; FT enrollment: 3,635)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (about 51 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 12,178)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO (about 51 miles; MONTEVALLO, AL; FT enrollment: 2,651)
  • BEVILL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; SUMITON, AL; FT enrollment: 2,670)
  • SAMFORD UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • MISSISSIPPI UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN (about 61 miles; COLUMBUS, MS; FT enrollment: 2,115)
Public high schools in Northport:
  • TUSCALOOSA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,637; Location: 12500 WILDCAT DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NORTHSIDE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 401; Location: 19230 NORTHSIDE PARKWAY; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Northport:
  • AMERICAN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 471; Location: 701 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR BLVD; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Northport:
  • HUNTINGTON PLACE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 613; Location: 11601 HUNTINGTON PL; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WALKER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 608; Location: 13051 NORTHSIDE RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LLOYD WOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 599; Location: 2300 26TH AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ECHOLS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 500; Location: 2701 ECHOLS AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GREENSBORO EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 488; Location: 5124 BRIARCLIFF DR; Grades: KG - 06)
  • FAUCETT-VESTAVIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 445; Location: 1150 VESTAVIA CIR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MATTHEWS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 367; Location: 1225 RICE MINE ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • COLLINS-RIVERSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 361; Location: 1400 3RD ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FLATWOODS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 333; Location: 3800 66TH AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NORTHSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 302; Location: 12945 NORTHSIDE ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)

Notable locations in Northport: Alabama State Docks Tuscaloosa-Northport Terminal (A), Camp Tuscoba (B), West Circle Community Center (C), Northport Sewage Treatment Plant (D), Northport Library (E), Northport Community Center (F), Kentuck Museum (G).

Shopping Centers: Northbrook Plaza Shopping Center (1), Northcreek Plaza Shopping Center (2), Northgate Shopping Center (3), Northport Corners Shopping Center (4), Northwood Shopping Center (5), Buford Plaza Shopping Center (6), Essex Square Marketplace Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Northport include: Bridge Avenue Church of God (A), Union Chapel (B), Central Baptist Church (C), Solid Rock Primitive Baptist Church (D), Convent Assembly of God Church (E), Saint Marks Church (F), Rices Valley Church (G), Revelation Rock Church (H).

Cemeteries: Taylor Cemetery (1), Flatwoods Cemetery (2), Sunset Memorial Garden (3), Shirley Cemetery (4), Stone Cemetery (5), Williamson Cemetery (6), Rices Hill Cemetery (7).

Reservoirs: Northwood Lake (A), Partlow Lake Lower (B), Partlow Lake Upper (C), Indian Lake (D), Camp Tuscoba Lake (E).

Creek: Twomile Creek (A).

Parks in Northport include: Northwood Lake Park (1), Northport Main Street Park (2), Northport Historic District (3), Kentuck Park (4).

Post office: (A).  


Northport compared to Alabama state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Northport:
  • WSPZ (1150 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: RADIO SOUTH, INC)
  • WWPG (1280 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: LAWSON OF TUSCALOOSA, INC.)
  • WTSK (790 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WACT (1420 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTBC (1230 AM; 1 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: JOHN SISTY ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5 kW; DORA, AL; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Northport:
  • WBHJ (95.7 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTXT (98.1 FM; FAYETTE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTUG-FM (92.9 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WVUA-FM (90.7 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIVERSITY OF AL)
  • WRTR (105.5 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W247AN (97.3 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • W300AE (107.9 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WANZ (100.7 FM; NORTHPORT, AL; Owner: APEX BRAODCASTING INC.)
  • WUAL-FM (91.5 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA)
  • WBEI (101.7 FM; REFORM, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WQZZ (104.3 FM; EUTAW, AL; Owner: JIM LAWSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZBQ (94.1 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGM (99.1 FM; GREENSBORO, AL; Owner: WARRIOR BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WALN (89.3 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
TV broadcast stations around Northport:
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WVUA-CA (Channel 7; TUSCALOOSA/NORTHPORT, AL; Owner: THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA)
  • WLDM (Channel 23; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 23, LLC)
  • W46BU (Channel 46; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDVZ-CA (Channel 3; GREENSBORO, AL; Owner: TTI, INC.)

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